Shalom Life | July 01, 2014

Graffiti in the Knesset [PICS]

Street artists spray painted the Israeli parliament’s plaza to show ‘support for the artistic and cultural freedoms of Israel’

By: Viva Sarah Press

Published: April 1st, 2014 in News » Israel

A group of American street artists were in Israel recently to show ‘support for the artistic and cultural freedoms of Israel and the nation`s right to exist in peace and security’ by spray painting the Israeli parliament.

Graffiti at the Knesset.

Graffiti at the Knesset

Israel brought a select group of the world’s greatest female graffiti artists to Israel to learn about the country and leave a colorful tribute behind.

The visiting artists included CBS Reds (from Miami), Merlot, Hops, 179 (all from Seattle), Elle (California) and Danielle Mastrion from Brooklyn.

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”This is a wonderful initiative, and its strength is in its simplicity,” Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein said.

”Welcome and thank you for visiting the Knesset, for the beautiful creation and for your love of Israel.”

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